Ayrshire Hospice Making Today Matter Handicap Hurdle 2m 5f 110y

  • (4yo+, 2m 5f 110y, Class 2, 7 runners)
  • Winner £12,996 2nd £3,816 3rd £1,908 4th £954
  • Going: Good to Soft, Soft in places
  • Surface: Turf
Weighed In:
  • Winning time: 5m 22.80s
  • Off time: 16:27:09

Full Result

16:25 Ayr
Pos Dist Horse Trainer Age Weight Jockey SP
1st 5 Brother Du Berlais (FR) P F Nicholls 5 11-7 S Twiston-Davies 5/1
SP 5/1 Tracked leaders on outside, went 3rd before 3 out, led narrowly between last 2, ridden clear flat, stayed on well
2nd 6 Rumble of Thunder (IRE) P A Kirby 8 11-5 Adam Nicol (5) 10/1
SP 10/1 Held up in touch, headway and effort 3 out, ridden last, stayed on to chase winner flat, well held towards finish opened 17/2
3rd 2 Wyse Hill Teabags J S Goldie 9 11-10 J Reveley 5/1
SP 5/1 Led to after 2nd, tracked leader, lost place and driven after 4 out, ridden before next, one pace in 5th approaching last, stayed on flat, went 3rd near finish opened 6/1
4th nk 7 Hit The Top Mrs S J Smith 7 11-4 Ryan Mania 8/1
SP 8/1 Tracked leaders, joined leader 4 out, led narrowly next, ridden and headed between last 2, no extra flat, lost 3rd near finish opened 9/1 touched 7/1
5th 8 3 Fine Rightly (IRE) S R B Crawford 6 11-9 h Mr S Crawford (3) 7/2
SP 7/2 Pressed leader, led after 2nd, headed 3 out, ridden after next, one pace before last, weakened flat opened 4/1
6th 49 1 Vendor (FR) A King 6 11-12 Jack Doyle 2/1f
SP 2/1f Held up behind in touch, headway to track leaders when not fluent and reminder 4 out, soon struggling, tailed off from next
PU 8 Arctic Court (IRE) J S Goldie 10 10-11 K Renwick 16/1
SP 16/1 Chased leaders on inside, reminders afetr 5th, lost place after next, behind from 8th, weakened and pulled up 4 out opened 12/1
NR 4 Portway Flyer (IRE) Ian Williams 6 11-8 A P McCoy

Betting Breakdown

Tote Win £4.60 Tote Place £2.30 £3.20 Straight Forecast £50.19 Exacta £30.70 Trifecta £174.90 Swingers 1&2 £4.70, 2&3 £8.10, 1&3 £3.80

Jackpot £20,400.21 carried forward to Wincanton, 13th Apr
Placepot £465.80, Pool: £175986.75, 275.8 winning tickets
Quadpot £187.80, Pool: £11883.32, 46.8 winning tickets

Analysis

Paul Nicholls: "We had this race in mind for a while. It looked a nice race for him and he has gone and done it well. We'll put him away now and he is going to make a beautiful chaser next season."